Taking Charge of Your Career – Interview with Lynn Whitbeck (Part 2 of 2)

Final part of Retail Level Up’s interview with Lynn Whitbeck, CEO of Petite2Queen and Future Forward Sales, and the co-author of the book Practical Wisdom at Work. Mickey Quinn: You mentioned a phrase I want to explore a little bit more. What do you mean when you say we need to “learn how to manage … Read more

Miscommunication

I often see articles, books, and training series on how to effectively communicate. Helping my clients develop their skills in effective communication is one of my specialties so my brain is trained to notice this kind of information wherever and whenever it pops up. Most of this information is very instructional (insert bored-out-of-their-minds-students emoji…AKA: classroom … Read more

Intentional Communication

Have you ever heard someone say “If people would just listen to me, they would understand what I’m trying to say!” At the very basic level, this comment seems quite reasonable. We make a statement, we are clear with the words that we say, people should understand what we said. If it were only that … Read more

If It’s Lonely At The Top, You’re Doing It Wrong

When I was first promoted to the role of President and CEO, I became very familiar with the phrase “It’s lonely at the top.” Anyone who has made the move from the role of a worker on the team, to be the one in charge of the team, knows it can be a challenging transition. … Read more